Armenian Catholic Priest and His Father Shot Dead by ISIS Terrorists in Syria

(Kantsasar-Armenpress)- Terrorists have gunned down an Armenian priest and his father in Qamishli, a city in northeastern Syria.

Pastor of the Armenian Catholic Community of Qamishli Priest Hovsep Petoyan and his father Hanna Petoyan were traveling in a vehicle en route to Deir ez-Zor when terrorists opened gunfire on their car and killed them.

According to Gandzasar the Armenian Catholic priest and his father were heading to inspect the condition of the Catholic Church.

The Pastor’s father died instantly in the attack.

Priest Hovsep Petoyan succumbed to his wounds minutes after the gunfire attack.